Oh Kansas, sweet Kansas
What made you decide to disappear?
I left to go find you
Id roam alone for years.

I should have know that you were in
That old city filled with wind
I guess its true what they say sometimes
A good old boy just cant win.

Oh Kansas, sweet Kansas
Do you sleep alone tonight?
Ill be on my way to where you lay
Ill take this bloodshot flight

And I havent slept a wink since you left
I hope you know its true
Im an hour behind and ive made up my mind
Done losing time trying not to lose you

She said I just cant win, sometimes its not fair
When I call for help no ones ever there
And this ruby red blood that I call my own
Sometimes is the only thing that feels like home

Elizabeth, she looked at me
With her blue eyes heavy
It was a half past three
I put my pillow over the note I wrote
To hide my scribbled words and the lumps in my throat
I screamed Kansas, sweet Kansas
Wont you say youll stay til the sun?
She said sorry love, try and close you eyes
Id hate for you again to watch me run.

Lyrics submitted by Ca55adaga

Kansas song meanings
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